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Dameron Reelected Chairman; Jordan, Watts to Vice Chairs

Allan R. Dameron of Holden Beach has been reelected Chairman and Marsha H. Jordan of Lincolnton and Matthew J. (Rick) Watts of Fayetteville were elected Vice Chairpersons of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission for the 2003-2004 term beginning August 1, it was announced by Phillip T. Fisher, Executive Director.

This is the first time since 1977 that the Commission has reelected its Chairman to a second consecutive term, Fisher said.

Dameron, appointed to the Commission in 1999, is Broker Associate with Alan Holden Realty/RE/Max at Holden Beach where he has been affiliated since 1984.

A former Dean of the REALTORS® Institute, he is Past President of the North Carolina Real Estate Education Foundation and of the Brunswick County Board of REALTORS®, which named him REALTOR® of the Year in both 1991 and 2001. He is a past member with 15 years of service and five-time Chairperson of the Holden Beach Board of Adjustment. The North Carolina Association of REALTORS® has honored Dameron with election to its Hall of Fame.

A native of Elkin, he is a graduate of Guilford College in Greensboro with a degree in Administrative Science. He and his wife, Lydia, reside in Holden Beach.

Marsha H. Jordan

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Jordan entered the real estate business in 1986. She is owner of Apple Realty in Lincolnton, a Graduate of the REALTORS® Institute and a Certified Residential Specialist. 
Jordan is a director of the North Carolina Real Estate Education Foundation and a former president of the Lincolnton Board of REALTORS® and Dean of the REALTORS® Institute. Active in community affairs, she has served on the board of directors of the Lincolnton Chamber of Commerce and as president for Downtown Development, and is a member of the Lincolnton Rotary Club.

Jordan has been a member of the Commission since 1999.

Matthew J. (Rick) Watts

Watts is Broker Associate and Senior Sales Executive with Coldwell Banker United Realty in Fayetteville. He was appointed to the Commission in 2002.

Watts entered the real estate business in 1992 after retiring from a 30-year career with the U. S. Army where he achieved the rank of Command Retention Sergeant Major for the XVIII Airborne Corps. 

In ten years with Coldwell Banker, Watts has been a member of the President’s Elite and the President’s Circle each for five years.

Among numerous military honors, Watts holds the U. S. Army’s Legion of Merit, the highest peacetime award for military achievement and honorable service.

He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, the Airborne and Special Operations Museum Foundation Board and past member of the Executive Committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, among other organizations. 

This article came from the October 2003-Vol34-2 edition of the bulletin.